US Weatherization Assistance Program

Last updated: 21 August 2023

The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Weatherization Assistance Program provides support to low-income households for increasing energy efficiency in homes. Using DOE funds, the programme provides around 35 000 homes with weatherisation upgrades annually and supports 8 500 jobs. For households, the savings amount to an average of at least USD 283 per year. The programme has been in place since 1976 and is estimated to have helped over 7 million households. In 2020, the programme received USD 308.5 million in funding

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